Definition of resurge in English:

resurge

noun

  • A further or fresh surge; a surge back or backwards.

verb

  • no object To rise again, be resurgent.

verb

  • no object To surge back again.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Miscellanea Curiosa; containing a collection of some of the principal phaenomena in nature. From re- + surge<br>late 16th century; earliest use found in R. B. (d. 1561). From classical Latin resurgere to get up again, to return to a higher level, to rise above the horizon again, to spring up again, to become active again, revive, in post-classical Latin also to rise again (from the dead) (Vetus Latina) from re- + surgere to rise. Compare Spanish resurgir, Portuguese resurgir, Italian risorgere, and also Middle French, French ressourdre. Compare resurging and resurging. Compare earlier resurrection<br>mid 19th century. From re- + surge. Compare earlier resurge.

Pronunciation

resurge

/ˌriːˈsəːdʒ/